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New Member Sworn in for Montgomery County Planning Board

SILVER SPRING – Silver Spring resident Casey Anderson, an attorney and community activist, was sworn in today as a commissioner on the five-member Montgomery County Planning Board.  Anderson was appointed by the Montgomery County Council earlier this month to replace former Commissioner Joe Alfandre.

Norman Dreyfuss, a developer and affordable housing advocate, also was sworn in today. Dreyfuss was reappointed to a second term on the Planning Board.

A former newspaper reporter and congressional staffer, Anderson is a partner in a litigation consulting firm.

Before his appointment to the Planning Board, Anderson served on the boards of the Washington Area Bicyclist Association, the Citizens League of Montgomery County, and the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, and the Committee for Montgomery. He also is a former vice president of the Woodside Civic Association and executive vice chairman of the Silver Spring Citizens Advisory Board. 

Anderson holds undergraduate and law degrees from Georgetown University and a graduate degree in journalism from Columbia University.

As Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the IDI Group Companies, Dreyfuss is a developer with decades of experience throughout the Washington, D.C., region. Dreyfuss has worked in all aspects of community development. Among other projects, Dreyfuss developed Leisure World of Maryland, the region’s largest retirement community, Leisure World has more than 8,000 residents.

A champion of affordable housing, Dreyfuss serves as a commissioner on the Montgomery County Housing Opportunities Commission and co-chairs the county’s annual Affordable Housing Conference. He has served on the County Affordable Housing Task Force and numerous other commissions and task forces related to condominiums, affordable housing, and master planning.

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